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Communism: A History

Communism: A History

  • by Richard Pipes
  • ISBN: 0812968646
  • ISBN-13: 9780812968644
Traces the history of communism from the antecedents of Karl Marx, through its spread to Russia and adoption by a group of radical intellectuals led by Lenin, to the fall of the Soviet empire and beyond.

The Americas: A Hemispheric History

The Americas: A Hemispheric History

  • by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
  • ISBN: 0812975545
  • ISBN-13: 9780812975543
In this groundbreaking and vividly rendered work, leading historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto tells, for the first time, the story of our hemisphere as a whole, showing why it is impossible to understand North, Central, and South America in ...

Warmth Disperses and Time Passes: The History of Heat

Warmth Disperses and Time Passes: The History of Heat

  • by Hans Christian Von Baeyer
  • ISBN: 0375753729
  • ISBN-13: 9780375753725
Short Run

The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture

The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture

  • by Fritjof Capra
  • ISBN: 0553345729
  • ISBN-13: 9780553345728
"We are trying to apply the concepts of an outdated world view--the mechanistic world view of Cartesian-Newtonian science--to a reality that can no longer be understood in terms of these concepts.

Voices of Freedom: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement from the 1950s Through The 1980s

Voices of Freedom: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement from the 1950s Through The 1980s

  • by Henry Hampton, Steve Fayer (With)
  • ISBN: 0553352326
  • ISBN-13: 9780553352320
Presents an oral history of the Civil Rights movement from 1954 In this monumental volume, Henry Hampton, creator and executive producer of the acclaimed PBS series "Eyes on the Prize, and Steve Fayer, series writer, draw upon nearly one ...

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

  • by Daniel Goleman
  • ISBN: 0553803522
  • ISBN-13: 9780553803525
The best-selling author of Emotional Intelligence redefines the nature of human relationships and its impact on every aspect of daily life, bringing together the latest research in biology and brain science to reveal how one's daily ...

God of the Rodeo: The Quest for Redemption in Louisiana's Angola Prison

God of the Rodeo: The Quest for Redemption in Louisiana's Angola Prison

  • by Daniel Bergner
  • ISBN: 0345435532
  • ISBN-13: 9780345435538
Traces a year in the lives of six convicts at Louisiana's most fearsome maximum security prison, revealing both the brutality of their lives and the human emotions that surface as they compete in the annual prison rodeo. Reprint.

The Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations

  • by Adam Smith, Robert B. Reich (Introduction)
  • ISBN: 0679783369
  • ISBN-13: 9780679783367
Presents the classic eighteenth-century treatise on political economics.

The Power Game: How Washington Works

The Power Game: How Washington Works

  • by Hedrick Smith
  • ISBN: 0345410483
  • ISBN-13: 9780345410481
Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s.

Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City

Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City

  • by Jed Horne
  • ISBN: 1400065526
  • ISBN-13: 9781400065523
A journalist and resident of New Orleans offers a firsthand, eyewitness account of Hurricane Katrina, its devastating impact on New Orleans, and its terrifying aftermath, arguing that the origins of the disaster lie in the culture and ...

 

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